Stephen Biesty's More Incredible Cross-Sections

Stephen Biesty's More Incredible Cross-Sections

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Item #: 076434
ISBN: 9781465485731
Grades: 4-7

Product Description:

Peer inside the traction engine, fire, the space station, windmill, a city, Venice, the Grand Canyon and more.

Publisher Description:

This illustrated book for children shows you how things work. Look inside the human body, explore the magic of Venice, and take a tour around a movie studio – and much more!

Part of a unique series, More Incredible Cross-sections is Stephen Biesty at the top of his game. In this updated edition with a refreshed, contemporary style, he gives readers an exploded view of 12 objects, places, landmarks, and modes of transport. But look closer! In every picture is an alien who has lost his way: can you find him?

As you pore over Stephen Biesty’s superbly detailed pages, you will also discover loads of awesome facts. Did you know that steam engines were notoriously difficult to stop, leading to frequent accidents? Or that people at an Antarctic research base rely on supplies from an aircraft’s parachute drops during winter?

From windmills to cities, airports to space stations, More Incredible Cross-sections is for curious minds of any age interested in finding out how our amazing world works.

Designed for the more inquisitive learner, this incredible series teaches with intricate detail and full color illustrations. Each oversized (10” x 12”) hardcover book presents information in a two-page spread or in a fold out (four-page spread) with more detail on a complex topic. Setting it apart from most resources, the complexity of the illustrations is awe-inspiring, which makes one feel they are truly seeing an inside view. Concise textual explanations accompany illustrations which give context and depth to the topic. Simply “incredible”, well describes this unique series that allows children to understand the inner workings of the natural and man-made world around us. Includes index. 32 pages.

Primary Subject
History/Geography
Grade Start
4
Grade End
7
ISBN
9781465485731
Format
Hardcover
Brand Name
DK Children
Weight
1.1 (lbs.)
Dimensions
12.0" x 10.25" x 0.31"
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